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Early Operatic Portrait Gallery
May 2007

Our May 07 exhibition presents a large portrait gallery of male and female opera singers from the second half of the 19th century.
The portrait gallery will be divided by voice type and will include Soprano, Contralto, Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, Bass and Baritone.

Other female singers
Other male singers
Mosaic portraits
Price List

The following books and website were most helpful when preparing this exhibition:
  • Vapereau, Dictionnaire Universel des Contemporains, 1861
  • Armand Dayot, le Second Empire, vers 1875
  • Reutlinger, Catalogue des Celebrités, ed de 1872
  • Grand Larousse Universel du XIX° siècle, 1878
  • Jean Gourret, Dictionnaire des Cantatrices de l'Opéra de Paris, 1987
  • Jean Gourret, Dictionnaire des Chanteurs de l'Opéra de Paris, 1989
  • Historic Opera website.

A new exhibition is added every 2 to 3 months, depending on our inventory and new acquisitions.
The subjects we plan to showcase next are circa 1910 aviation pioneers and a special selection of circa 1930 press photographs.

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